SUPER-SPECIALITIES

Nephrology & Urology

Nephrology

Nephrology department caters to patients with various Kidney diseases. We take care of patients with acute renal failure, chronic renal failure and acute on chronic renal failure. Evaluation for the cause of renal failure or cause for worsening of renal failure is done to look for any reversible or treatable cause and appropriate management is done. We have all facilities for diagnosis and management of all forms of kidney diseases which included kidney various serological tests, kidney biopsy, hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT).

For patients with end stage renal failure we have hemodialysis facilities with 20 dialysis machines. Other treatment options like CAPP also is available. We do work up for kidney transplant in patients with end stage renal failure with support from vascular surgery we arrange for AV fistula creation as an access for hemodialysis various issues related to AV fistula such as fistula thrombosis, central venous obstruction, fistula stenosis are managed with support from cardiology colleagues. We also take care of renal failure patients in ICU with hemodialysis and CRRT.

Follow up as well as treatment of complications of kidney transplant recipients is done in our facility plasmapheresis facilities are available. For patient with poisoning, we have hemodialysis, hemoperfusion being the most common cause for secondary hypertensions we routinely do evaluation for newly detected as well as uncontrolled hypertension, being the most common cause of chronic kidney disease, we have facilities for diagnostic treatment and for prevention of complications of these disease.

Comprehensive care for snake bite case is available with support from other departments. We take care of various childhood kidney diseases like nephrotic syndrome, glomerulonephritis, kidney failure etc.

In short, we deal with all kidney problems and kidney related treatment, except kidney transplantation.

Urology

Urology department deals with the treatment of diseases of genitourinary system, which includes problems of urinary systems including stone diseases, surgical kidney diseases like tumors obstruction infections etc. It deals with the various problems associated with voiding of urine including obstruction incontinence etc in both sexes.

Urology department also deals with the problems of male infertility as well as male & female sexual dysfunction.

Various modalities of treatment for these problems including medical & surgical methods are available in this institution. Newer modalities like laser treatment for stone disease and prostate problems are available in our institution along with conventional methods.

Laparoscopic & minimally invasive treatment for various surgical disease are the specialty of our institution.

Doctors

Dr Bijoy Antony

Senior Consultant & Professor of Nephrology

Dr. Bijoy Antony is credited with being the first Nephrologist in Kerala for tunnelled jugular catheter insertion. With considerable, skill, experience and knowledge, he has been able to provide the best care to all his patients, especially in Critical Care Nephrology, CRRT, CAPD and Haemodialysis.

Dr Bijoy Antony

Senior Consultant & Professor of Nephrology

Dr. Bijoy Antony is credited with being the first Nephrologist in Kerala for tunnelled jugular catheter insertion. With considerable, skill, experience and knowledge, he has been able to provide the best care to all his patients, especially in Critical Care Nephrology, CRRT, CAPD and Haemodialysis.

He has also rendered services on an academic level too, and has served as Professor of Nephrology, Professor of Emergency Medicine and Lecturer in medicine at various centres. He has also shared his knowledge by co-authoring chapters in nephrology textbooks and presenting papers at national conferences.

Qualifications

MD and DNB in General Medicine | DM in Nephrology

Achievements

Developed the biggest dialysis unit in Kerala at Pariyaram Medical College with over 3500 dialysis per month.

Has been a course director for DDT course.

Dr Pradeep VR

Consultant

Dr. Pradeep V R is a consultant nephrologist specialized in critical care kidney diseases and dysfunctions. With his comprehensive knowledge in all facets of renal diseases, the doctor is well trained in the management of complex kidney disorders.

Dr Pradeep VR

Consultant

Dr. Pradeep V R is a consultant nephrologist specialized in critical care kidney diseases and dysfunctions. With his comprehensive knowledge in all facets of renal diseases, the doctor is well trained in the management of complex kidney disorders.

Dr. Pradeep V R is a consultant nephrologist. With his comprehensive knowledge in all facets of renal diseases, the doctor is well trained in the management of complex kidney disorders.

He is skilled at treating Glomerual diseases and handled patients requiring intensive care nephrology with educated diligence. Dr. Pradeep has special knowledge in dealing with patients requiring Hemodialysis as well.

Qualifications

MD in General Medicine from Government Medical College, Kozhikode | DM in Nephrology from Government medical College, Kozhikode

Dr Sathiandran Nambiar

Senior Consultant - Urology

Dr Sathiandran Nambiar

Senior Consultant - Urology

MS,MCh,DIP NB,MNAMS

Dr Girish S Kundargi

Senior Specialist

Dr Girish S Kundargi

Senior Specialist

Qualifications

MS | MCH (Urology)

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